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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mariner Books
Publication date September 2, 2014
Pages 424
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780544334564
ISBN-10 0544334566
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Original list price $14.95
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A New York Times Editors’ Choice

"The Big Crowd is nothing short of a modern masterpiece." — Steven Galloway, author of The Cellist of Sarajevo

Tom O’Kane has always looked up to his brother, Charlie, latching onto him as a surrogate father as soon as he arrived in America from County Mayo. Charlie is the American Dream personified: an immigrant who worked his way up from beat cop to mayor of New York. But what if Charlie isn’t as wonderful as he seems?

More than a decade after Tom arrives in New York, he is forced to confront the truth about Charlie while investigating the mysterious “suicide” of Kid Twist, Charlie’s star witness against the largest crime syndicate in New York. As Tom digs deeper, the secrets he uncovers throw everything he thinks he knows about his beloved brother into question.

Based on one of the biggest unsolved mob murders in history, The Big Crowd brings the 1940s to indelible life, from the beaches of Acapulco to the battlefields of World War II, from Gracie Mansion to the Brooklyn docks.

“A masterwork of historical fiction.” — Parade


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Hardcover
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1 edition from Houghton Mifflin (September 17, 2013)
9780618859900 | details & prices | 424 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $27.00
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Mariner Books (September 2, 2014)
9780544334564 | details & prices | 424 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $14.95
About: A New York Times Editors’ Choice "The Big Crowd is nothing short of a modern masterpiece.

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